Summer Purse Essentials

By Laura Iglehart, Student at UNC Chapel Hill

Whether you’re sunning on the beach or studying abroad, here are eight essential items to toss into your bag this summer!

1. Aveeno Hydrosport Sunblock Spray & Aveeno Continuous Protection Sunblock Face Lotion
Not only is sunscreen the fragrance of summer, but it is also the single most important product of summer. Every morning, apply a thin coat of this facial sunscreen before applying your makeup. Apply the sunblock spray to any and all exposed skin to further fight sun damage. Remember to reapply throughout the day!

2. Blue Diamond 100 Calorie Pack Almonds
No shoes, no bloat, no problem! Think nutty when it comes to summer snacks. These perfectly-portioned almonds are full of potassium and fiber to keep you lean and satisfied. Better yet? They won’t spoil in your bag!

3. Frederic Fekkai “Summer Hair” Beach Waves Spray
Even if you’re not beachside, you can still fake it. Spritz damp or dry hair for surf-sexy waves sans sand.

4. Bobble
No matter the season, hydration is key. With a trendy and reusable bottle, water is filtered as you drink it. Who knew water could be this cool?

5. Warby Parker x Suno Crawford Aviators
These CFDA nominees have done it again! Inspired by their distinct prints, Suno teams up with Warby Parker to deliver a super cool and unique approach to eye protection. These polarized sun-blocking, show-stopping shades are simply a must!

6. Evian Mineral Water Spray
Not surprisingly, water is just as great for your skin as it is for your body. Apply this spray indoors or outdoors to get a refreshed, summery look and feel.

7. Fresh Sugar Passion Tinted Lip Treatments SPF15
Rarely do we ladies remember to cover up our lips. This product makes it chic with its moisturizing rouge tint, which lasts up to six hours. Pucker up!

8. "Fifty Shades of Grey"
Because what summer wouldn’t be complete without a slightly pornographic novel?

Image from Warby Parker

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